Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Climate Change (Managing The Marine Environment)

The study of impacts and mitigation/adaptation measures in the marine environment requires a truly interdisciplinary approach. The course specialises in the challenges facing the marine environment and is part of the University's programme of teaching and research in climate change related issues.

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry applicants must have a minimum of 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For post graduate Diploma level entry applicants must have a 3rd Class Honours degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area plus 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification; cognate or semi-cognate ordinary degree plus 3-4 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level following graduation. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: climate change, causes and impacts; marine resources and sustainability: coastal and estuarine monitoring and pollution control; climate change, mitigation and adaptation measures; research project (MSc only).

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of scholarships may be available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,200 per Year 1 (International) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (EU) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,120 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Life Sciences
Telephone number: 
0131 4513455